The March on Washington
[Blog] A. Philip Randolph & the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters


Author: Ben Nussbaum The March on Washington in 1963 has become identified with Martin Luther King, Jr., who delivered his famous “I have a dream” speech in front of a quarter of a million people gathered on the National Mall. But as the March was being organized, King was just … Continue reading

Martin Luther King Jr.
Emanuel Cleaver on the March: ‘There Are 250,000 People Out There’


Congressman Emanuel Cleaver recalls the morning of the March on Washington when MLK's staff teased him about the size of the crowd being only 25,000 attendees. Continue reading